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MTGEC Topics in Gerontology   

The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP) provides geriatric education and training for patients, families, caregivers, direct care workers, health professionals, students, faculty and residents in a variety of settings and formats to meet the health needs of the older residents across the state of Montana.

The MTGEC Topics in Gerontology course provides an examination of various contemporary trends and issues in the study of geriatrics, drawing upon current literature and research.

Course content:

  • Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Older Adults
  • Late Life Depression in Older Adults
  • Nutritional Concerns in Older Adults
  • Osteoarthritis in Older Adults
  • Pneumonia in Older Adults
  • Patients as Partners

Registration to the course gains participants a 6-month enrollment period, providing a convenient and flexible online format. Participants complete a pre-test, a post-test with a score of 70% or higher and a final course evaluation to earn the certificate of completion (CEU’s).  

For more information, visit: Montana Geriatric Education Center.

To register, select the "Add to Cart" button below and follow the instructions through checkout. Within 24 hours of registration, you will receive login information. The subject line of the email will be: “University of Montana Online Course Access.” Please note that payment must be received before the login information will be sent to you. If you do not receive this email, be sure to check your spam folder as it may have been delivered there.


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